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U.S. Center for SafeSport - Keeping Young Athletes Safe

Award Information

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Competitive Discretionary
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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2021, $2,267,164)

Under the Keep Young Athletes Safe program, U.S. Center for SafeSport will continue designing and implementing measures to help prevent abuse and protect young athletes by developing educational materials, training programs and policies to prevent abuse, as well as developing investigatory tools and policies to address identified abuse. SafeSport will also develop background screening policies for new and existing USOPC organizational staff, including coaches, instructors and volunteers; and will oversee regular and random audits to ensure the policies and procedures to prevent and identify amateur athlete abuse are followed correctly once implemented.

Date Created: September 28, 2021